Ameur Cherif

Manouba University

Prof. Ameur Cherif graduated in Natural Sciences (1995) and has obtained his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis (FST), University of Tunis El Manar in 2001. He is the Head of a research laboratory “Biotechnology and Bio-Geo Resources Valorization” at the University of Manouba. His research activities focus on: (i) phylogeny and ecology of extremophilic microbes; (ii) microbial ecology of symbionts, commensal, and pathogen microbiota in different hosts; and (iii) biotechnological applications of active biomolecules, plant growth promotion, and bioremediation. He participated in the European Cost Action FA 0701, was a partner member in several EU FP7, Tempus, Erasmus, H2020 and bilateral projects, and serves on the various review and editorial committees. Prof. Cherif has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters (h-index 21, Scopus, May 2018).

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